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Blood On Their Petticoats
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 104,960. Language: British English. Published: July 27, 2014. Category: Fiction » Historical » Victorian
For Isobel Spry the war in the Crimea meant one thing at first – her lover Edmund was a surgeon there, working in the hospitals, operating on soldiers back from the battlefields. Having had a little experience in nursing, she decides to accompany and assist Florence Nightingale in tending to the sick and wounded. But what she finds there is far beyond what her genteel sensibilities could imagine.
Desires and Dangers
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 200,470. Language: British English. Published: June 26, 2014. Category: Fiction » Historical » Victorian
David Sheldon made his fortune in America. After a terrible loss, he returns home to Derbyshire in 1871. He finds that he has inherited the family estate. He makes a deadly enemy whose hatred puts at risk the lives of his niece and also of Emily, his new love. David risks antagonising a powerful neighbour and his prior, violent and amorous American life, threatens his hopes of love and marriage.
The Dukes
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 191,110. Language: English. Published: June 12, 2014. Category: Fiction » Historical » Victorian
"The Dukes" is the story of a disputed inheritance, a national institution, a great family of soldiers of fortune, heroes, beauties, scoundrels, eccentrics, adventurers, an unbroken line of blue-blooded fascination that covers a hundred years of English (and American) history and social life, an intimate glimpse into the life of a great aristocratic family.
Tomorrow's Tide
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 135,910. Language: British English. Published: February 16, 2014. Category: Fiction » Historical » Victorian
An abandoned baby leads a teenage girl to a brilliant career. In 1910 young teenager Jennifer Owen discovers an abandoned baby in a field, wrapped up with a penny for luck. Years later, with the help of society hostess Millicent Colston-Smart, she decides to track the child down. The trail (and that exact penny) leads to some startling discoveries for all concerned.
To the End of Her Days
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 164,150. Language: British English. Published: January 16, 2014. Category: Fiction » Historical » Victorian
Lay aside your present sorrows; others will deserve them more. When Jessica Lanyon's husband finally dies in 1920, of wounds from the Great War, she finds herself in charge of her own destiny for the first time ever. She does not lack for friendly and not-so-friendly advice but has no real ally until Lorna Sancreed, also widowed, arrives one day. But can the supposedly vulnerable Lorna be trusted?
The Carringtons of Helston
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 154,100. Language: British English. Published: January 9, 2014. Category: Fiction » Historical » Victorian
An old feud or a new love – which will prove the more deadly? In 1914 widower John Carrington returns from America to Cornwall, his ancestral homeland, with his grown-up children in tow. They hope to settle comfortably but an ancient feud with the neighbouring Liddicoats resurfaces – only to be complicated by love affairs across the feud lines.
On a Far Wild Shore
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 163,440. Language: British English. Published: December 20, 2013. Category: Fiction » Historical » Victorian
Inheriting a great estate? How wonderful! And the people who go with it? In 1889, young, beautiful, and newly widowed, Elizabeth Troy travels to her late husband's Cornish estate, hoping to find comfort among its fertile hills and valleys. But to her horror she finds the vast, decaying acreage of Pallas is now her sole responsibility – and that Morwenna Troy, her sister-in-law, is her sworn enemy.
The Red and the Black
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 191,570. Language: English. Published: October 28, 2013. Category: Fiction » Historical » Victorian
The Red and the Black is the story of Julien Sorel, a young dreamer from the provinces, fueled by Napoleonic ideals, whose desire to make his fortune sets in motion events both mesmerizing and tragic. Neglected during its time, The Red and the Black has assumed its rightful place as one of the world’s great books, and this fine edition helps it shine more brightly than ever before.
The King Of The Irish
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Price: Free! Words: 106,670. Language: English. Published: March 13, 2013 by Newcastlewest Books. Category: Fiction » Historical » USA
British spies have infiltrated the United Brotherhood, to quash another Irish rebellion. When one of the spies turns up dead in a Chicago sewer, police detective Daniel Coughlin is swept up in a power struggle between warring factions of the Irish nationalists, a fight that could see him hanged for a murder he did not commit. If his political clout does not come through for him, he is a dead man.
Bring Him In Mad
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 104,530. Language: English. Published: December 20, 2012. Category: Fiction » Historical » Victorian
“Bring Him In Mad” is a fictionalised version of the Windham lunacy trial of 1861, which lasted thirty-four days and caused a great sensation. It tells of how eccentric young Norfolk squire, William Windham of Felbrigg Hall, was accused of madness because of his infatuation with Agnes Willoughby, a courtesan of the kind known as “pretty horsebreakers", and it describes his eventual fate.
A Merry Requiem, Part I The Gathering Storm
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 118,540. Language: English. Published: September 13, 2012. Category: Fiction » Historical » Regency
(4.00 from 1 review)
Paris, 1822. With a new wife and a successful career as a writer, Philippe Etienne seems to have it all. But a series of tragedies puts him in conflict with the King, and he begins to doubt all he has ever believed. With revolution in the air, Philippe must decide, once and for all, which side he is on – and what price he is willing to pay.
Costumes and Filigree: A Novel of the Phantom of the Opera
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Price: Free! Words: 128,480. Language: English. Published: August 2, 2012. Category: Fiction » Historical » Victorian
(4.50 from 2 reviews)
In this not-so-serious retelling of the Phantom of the Opera, Christine Daaé, a rather bratty girl who lives to become a diva, is horrified to discover that her mentor, whom she believed to be an angel, is really a monstrously-disfigured man. But as she works to accomplish her goals of fame and fortune, she realizes that it is really her genteel fiancé, Raoul de Chagny, who is the true monster.
The Gaslight Volumes of Will Pocket: Vol I: Turnkey
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Series: The Gaslight Volumes of Will Pocket, Book 1. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 227,780. Language: English. Published: July 24, 2012. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Steampunk & retropunk
(3.00 from 1 review)
A backward and booze-soaked spin on the steampunk model, Turnkey follows its cast of old-fashioned souls adrift in a new-fashioned world. A blend of self-deprecating humor, silly wit, white-knuckle adventure, old-fashioned romance, and bittersweet tragedy, Turnkey begins The Gaslight Volumes of Will Pocket with a resounding bang!
The Lost Souls of Cinnamon Pass
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You set the price! Words: 121,630. Language: English. Published: July 6, 2012. Category: Fiction » Historical » Victorian
Portrays the life and times of a 'working stiff', a hardrock gold miner in the old West. A Denver attorney interviews a 97 year-old 'hold-out' in a land deal. The resulting friendship between the lawyer and the last survivor of the turn of the century gold mining camps provides a backdrop for a compelling message of greed and redemption. Inspired by true events.
Settling the Account (Promises to Keep: Book 3)
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Series: Promises To Keep, Book 3. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 218,480. Language: English. Published: May 13, 2009. Category: Fiction » Historical » Australia & New Zealand
(4.90 from 69 reviews)
Amy watches in growing fear the worsening confrontation between her husband and her son, until she realises that only one of them can survive it. How long can she keep them apart? The final volume in "Promises to Keep". It follows directly on from Book Two, "Mud and Gold".
Sentence of Marriage (Promises to Keep: Book 1)
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Series: Promises To Keep, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 150,690. Language: English. Published: March 8, 2009. Category: Fiction » Historical » Australia & New Zealand
(4.78 from 69 reviews)
In 19th Century New Zealand, there are few choices for a farm girl like Amy. Her life seems mapped out for her by the time she is twelve. Amy dreams of an exciting life in the world beyond her narrow boundaries. But it is the two people who come to the farm from outside the valley who change her life forever, and Amy learns the high cost of making the wrong choice. Book 1 of "Promises to Keep".